Zalmen or the madness of God


A play by Elie Wiesel

Directed by Guila Clara Kessous

Dan Yonah Ben-Dror Marshall

Dan Yonah Ben-Dror Marshall was born in Jerusalem to French-Moroccan & Latvian/Lithuanian-American parents. A life long student, performer, choreographer & teacher of styles/fusions of Jazz dance, Funk, Latin, Hip Hop, Ballroom, Ballet, Modern & World/Folk, Dan has produced/directed many shows & workshops, & has acted, danced & sung in musicals. As an engineering student at UMass Amherst, Dan completed the BFA dance curriculum & instructed Israeli & International Folk Dance for the Performing Arts Division, producing shows with collaborating artists & his students. Dan enjoys the synergy between martial arts & dance, which has drawn him closer to modern Chinese Kung Fu (Wu Shu). He has acted in many films, TV, Internet & theatrical productions, & recently co-wrote/produced/directed a TV pilot. Dan holds a BA in Mechanical Engineering, has completed 2 years of NEU’s MA in Computer Engineering, & is the Co-Founder/Director of Brookline/Greater Boston Community Center for the Arts (BCCA) & FreEMotion/LibrEMoción Repertory Co. He works as a consultant in business development/finance, graphics, technology & artist space creation, & cantors at synagogue.


Guila Clara Kessous

Assistant Director

Kathryn Kozlark

Graphic Designer

Samuel Bak


Roberto Mighty


Heather Simon

make up wig designer

Lenna Kaleva

Puppet creator and coach

Yavni Bar-Yam

Props Manager

Kaitlan Hannan

Costumes & Props

Devorah Oxman

Casting & PR

Dan Yonah Ben-Dror Marshall

Poster Designer

Zachary Bos


Edwin Geist


Tristan Govignon

Seacia Pavao